Coney Island Youth Alive Inc. is hosting a Battle of the Bands competition at Liberation Diploma Plus High School on Monday, Martin Luther King Day.
Drum line battles will highlight the free afternoon event, which is slated to begin at 11:30 a.m. The first prize winner of the competition will receive $500.
The event will also share in the life of Dr. Martin Luther King and some people will be reading poems, singing, or speaking. Coney Island Youth Alive Inc. Executive Director Sheila Smalls said registration for talent is closed at this time.
Citizens Committee For New York City helped make the event possible.